New Arrivals · Ohio Travel/History

August 2, 2018
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

Cincinnati, Ohio Polk city directory.

August 1, 2018
[Taylor, Mich.?] : Polk Co.,
v. ; 34 cm.
Also includes the following Ohio and Kentucky communities: Addyston, Anderson Township, Arlingtn Heights, Blue Ash, Camp Dennison, Cheviot, Cincinnati, Cleves, College Hill, Columbia Townshipo, Covington, Deer Park, Elmwood Place, Fort Thomas, Ft. Mitchell, Ft. Wright, Glendale, Harrison, Hooven, Liberty Township, Lockland, Loveland, Maineville, Miamitown, Montgomery, Mount Healthy, Mt. Saint Joseph, N. College Hill, Newport, North Bend, Norwood, Park Hills, Reading, Saint Bernard, Sharonville, Silverton, Southgate, Springdale, Terrace Park, Walnut Hills, West Chester, Wilder, Wyoming.
"Including: Hamilton County; Milford, Newtown, and Hills and Dales, Oh; Covington and Newport, Ky."

Fellowship : history of the Cincinnati Irish

July 25, 2018
Fortin, Roger A. (Roger Antonio), 1940- author.
Cincinnati, Ohio : Cincinnati Book Publishing, 2018.
x, 172 pages : illustrations (some color), 26 cm
"Based on extensive research, this book is a comprehensive history of the Irish in Cincinnati. The author paints a picture of the involvement of the Irish in the city's development and contextualizes their values and contributions in the region. The history of the Cincinnati Irish is an urban ethnic success story. From the time of their arrival in late 1700s to the present, the Irish have had a dramatic impact on the city's growth, culture, and quality of life. In spite of the prejudice that many Irish faced, especially in the first 150 years, generally they were optimistic about their future and that of their loved ones. While pursuing their individual dreams and participating in the local institutions, they helped build the Catholic Church in the archdiocese of Cincinnati and worked for the betterment of society. Each generation has proven to be a potent force in the growth of the community"--Back cover.

Anderson Township

June 29, 2018
Anderson Township Historical Society, compiler.
Charleston, South Carolina : Arcadia Publishing, 2018. ©2018
127 pages : illustrations, facsimilies, map, portraits ; 24 cm
Introduction -- A fine farming community -- Homes and families -- Commerce, trains, and travel -- Early community churches -- School bells ring -- World War I -- Storms and floods -- Playtime and pleasures -- Past and present.

Lost Dayton Ohio

June 20, 2018
Walsh, Andrew J. (Andrew Joseph), 1987-
©2018
189 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Neighborhoods. Bomberger Park (The Haymarket, St. Anne's Hill) -- Baker's Hardware Building (The Oregon District) -- Classic Theater, Palace Theater (West Fifth Street) -- Kossuth Colony (Old North Dayton) -- Industry. National Cash Register -- Delco -- Wright Company Factory -- Huffman Prairie Flying Field -- Dayton Motor Car Company Historic District -- Retail. Dayton Arcade -- Rike's Department Store -- Early Skyscrapers. Callahan Building -- Reibold Building -- United Brethren Building -- Recreation/Education. Lakeside Park -- Triangle Park (Dayton Triangles) -- Public Library -- Steele High School -- Roosevelt High School -- Downtown, the heart of the city. Auditorium/State Theater -- Robert Boulevard -- Union Station -- Lowe Brothers Paint Store (Fire Blocks) -- Central Market House -- Post Office.
Explores Dayton's retail, industrial, entertainment, and residential sites and how they have changed over time.

Gist's promised land : the little-known story of the largest relocation of freed slaves in U.S. history

May 23, 2018
Wright, Paula Kitty, author.
Seaman, Ohio : Sugar Tree Ridge Publishing, [2013]
127 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Freedom found -- Master Samuel Gist -- Finding a new home -- Resentment from neighbors -- Day of reckoning -- Help from abolitionists -- Move to Highland County, Ohio -- Turner family moves to Ohio -- An Englishman visits the U.S. -- The Gist Trust is exhausted -- Ex-slaves claim their land -- Courts take action -- The Hannibal Turner family -- Trouble in the settlement -- Uncovering a mystery -- Paul Turner returns home.

Ohio day trips by theme

May 18, 2018
Seckman, Cathy Hester, author.
Cambridge, Minnesota : Adventure Publications, [2018] ©2018
176 pages : color illustrations ; 22 cm
Includes index.
"Discover hundreds of unique attractions around the Buckeye State. This comprehensive guide is jam-packed with hundred's of Ohio's top spots for fun and entertainment. Take a simple day trip, or string together a longer vacation of activities that catch your interest. Useful for singles, couples, and families -visitors and residents alike- this guide encompasses a wide range of interests."--Back cover.

Cincinnati illustrated : featuring principal points of interest, busy down-town corners, prominent buildings, pleasure resorts, etc.

May 10, 2018
Cincinnati, Ohio : Freeman & Crosson, Publishers, [1918?]
64 pages : illustrations ; 18 cm
Copy in Genealogy & Local History Dept., Cincinnati Collection has original pictorial paper wrappers with black and red printing.

Cincinnati east criss+cross directory.

May 7, 2018
North Canton, Ohio : Haines & Co., Inc.,
v. ; 35 cm.

Cincinnati west criss+cross directory.

May 7, 2018
North Canton, Ohio : Haines & Co., Inc.,
v. ; 35 cm.

A history of Colerain Township : from frontier wilderness to suburban sprawl

April 30, 2018
Flickinger, Joe, author.
Berwyn Heights, Md. : Heritage Books, 2018.
xiv, 121 pages : illustrations, map ; 22 cm
Shawnee hunting ground to Colerain Township -- Early life -- The birth of township communities -- The twentieth century brings changes -- Post-war growth: farms to subdivisions -- Looking ahead to the future.
"This book celebrates the history, heritage, and story of Colerain Township, and its journey from the isolated frontier wilderness, to rural farming to a modern suburban community bursting with people and business"--Back cover.

Cincinnati then and now

April 26, 2018
Suess, Jeff, author.
London : Pavillion, 2018.
144 pages : illustrations (some color), color map ; 25 x 29 cm
Map on front lining papers.
Includes index.
Fountain Square -- Tyler Davidson Fountain -- Mabley & Carew -- Vine Street -- Carew Tower -- Albee Theater -- Government Square -- East Fourth Street -- West Fourth Street -- Pike's Opera House & Chamber of Commerce Building -- Burnet House -- Roebling Suspension Bridge -- Cincinnati Skyline -- Public Landing -- Riverfront Stadium & Riverfront Coliseum -- 1937 flood -- Western & Southern Life Insurance Building -- Lytle Park -- Taft Museum of Art -- Taft Theatre & Masonic Temple -- Gwynne Building -- Wesley Chapel/Procter & Gamble -- Mercantile Library -- Cincinnati Streetcars -- Columbia Theatre -- Contemporary Arts Center -- Shubert Theater -- Arnold's Bar and Grill -- Times-Star Building -- The 1884 Courthouse riot -- Terrace Plaza Hotel -- Palace Hotel -- Cincinnati Enquirer Building -- Old Main Library -- The Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County -- Garfield Place/Piatt Park -- Sixth Street Market -- City Hall -- St. Peter in Chains Cathedral -- Plum Street Temple -- Miami and Erie Canal/Subway -- Ohio Mechanics Institute & Emery Auditorium -- Alms & Doepke -- Kroger Building -- Memorial Hall -- Music Hall -- Findlay Market -- Germania Building -- Union Terminal -- Crosley Field -- Mount Adams Incline -- Rookwood Pottery -- Eden Park -- Cincinnati Art Museum -- Baldwin Piano Company -- Peebles' Corner -- De Sales Corner -- University of Cincinnati -- Nordland Plaza/Bogart's -- Boss Cox's house -- Gruen Watch Company -- Price Hill Incline -- Crosley Building -- Spring Grove Cemetery -- Ivorydale -- Cincinnati Gardens -- Cincinnati Observatory -- Mariemont.
"Cincinnati was the first all-American city founded after the Revolutionary War. Steamboats navigated the Ohio River from 1811 and within a few years, thanks to the Miami & Erie Canal connecting Lake Erie, Cincinnati was a bustling trading port and a leader in shipbuilding and meatpacking, an industry which provided raw materials for Procter & Gamble and Emery. Cincinnati then and now shows how the city which was once the sixth largest in the country, has developed and changed over the last 150 years, using fascinating archive photos matched with the same viewpoint today"--Back cover.

Backroads & byways of Ohio.

April 23, 2018
Woodstock, Vt. : Countryman Press, c2014-
v. : col. ill., col. maps ; 23 cm.
Vols. for 2014-<2018> by Matt Forster.
"Drives, day trips & weekend excursions."

The Cincinnati Panorama

April 12, 2018
Kesterman, M'Lissa, author.
Columbus, Ohio : Ohio Historical Society, 2001.
pages 14-25 : illustrations ; 28 cm
This article by M'Lissa Kesterman and Keith Kuhn discusses the Cincinnati Panorama of 1848 that is housed in the Genealogy & Local History Dept., Cincinnati Collection.
"In September 1848 daguerreotypists Charles Fontayne and William S. Porter set up their bulky, wooden camera on a rooftop along the Ohio River in Newport, Kentucky. Their goal was ambitious: to take a multiview panoramic daguerreotype of Cincinnati. They panned their camera across Cincinnati's waterfront and with each exposure captured a different segment of the growing city from water's edge to skyline. The resulting images, eight 6 1/2 by 8 1/2 inch, or whole-plate, daguerreotypes, were titled simply Daguerreotype view of Cincinnati. Taken from Newport Kentucky"--Caption.

Escape from Black Bottom : an anthology of writings, reminiscences and reflections

April 11, 2018
Morris, Major, author.
[Place of publication not identified] : Blurb, 2016.
217 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Created by Laurie Brindle using the Blurb creative publishing service.
During his long life of 95 years, Major Morris was a photographer, a World War II veteran, a college professor, a Harvard University graduate and a champion of minority rights. He was also a man who grew up in desperate poverty in Cincinnati's all-black ghetto, dropped out of high school at 15 and endured great prejudice in the Army's segregated "buffalo soldiers" unit. Those extreme contrasts shaped his life and character. This is a book of his life story, collected writings, and photographs with his wife, Anne-Grethe.

A pen picture of Newark and vicinity, as it appeared in 1818

April 10, 2018
Columbus, O. : The Columbian Printing Company, 1887.
48 pages ; 28 cm
Includes index.

Homage to those who gave their lives to keep us free : facsimile. Volume I and Volume II.

April 10, 2018
[Cincinnati, Ohio] : Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County, 2011.
2 volumes in 1 (112 pages) ; 28 cm
"In the lobby of this Memorial building is placed a Book of Homage in which are recorded all the names of those who thus gave their lives"--Carl Vitz, Director, page 5.

Cincinnati panorama

March 28, 2018
Schiff, Thomas R., photographer, author.
©2017
x, 167 pages : chiefly color illustrations ; 26 x 43 cm
Includes index.
"Benefiting SPCA Cincinnati"--Back cover.

Vietnam War casualty list Ohio : the National Archives.

March 22, 2018
[North Charleston, S.C.] : [CreateSpace], [2008?]
211 pages ; 26 cm
"Source of data: the Vietnam Conflict Extract Data File, as of April 29, 2008 of the Defense Casualty Analysis System (DCAS) Files, part of Record Group 330: Records of the Office of the Secretary of Defense. You can view the full DCAS record for an individual named in the list via the Access to Archival Databases resource, or AAD. The link to the AAD main page is as follows: http://www.archives.gov/aad" --Page 1.

Ohio, territory to statehood

March 20, 2018
Rees, Robert Ross, Jr., author.
©2017
203 pages : illustrations (some color), color maps ; 26 cm
History of Ohio -- Cleveland, Ohio -- Standard Oil -- John D. Rockefeller -- Carnegie Steel Company -- Ivory Soap -- Owens Corning -- Jeep-Toledo -- Scott & Fetzer -- Kirby Company.
"This is about the history of the state of Ohio with additional history about John D. Rockefeller, Standard Oil, Owens Corning, Scott & Fetzer and Kirby Company"--Provided by publisher.

St. Bernard : 1912-1962 ; 50 years of progress.

March 14, 2018
[St. Bernard, Ohio] : 50th Year Celebration Committee, 1962.
49 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Cover title.
Copy in Genealogy & Local History Dept., Cincinnati Collection has original orange and white paper wrappers.

Best of Cincinnati.

December 14, 2017
Cincinnati, Ohio : Published by CityBeat
v. : col. ill. ; 28 cm.
Title from cover.

Washington County underground railroad

December 4, 2017
Burke, Henry Robert, 1940-
Charleston, SC : Arcadia, ©2004.
128 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.

Prohibition in Columbus, Ohio

November 27, 2017
Tebben, Alex, author.
Charleston, SC : American Palate, a division of The History Press, 2017.
142 pages : illlustrations ; 23 cm
Relates how both temperance groups and brewers in Columbus, Ohio adapted to the enforcement of the Eighteenth Amendment and the permanent mark it made on the city's heritage.

8 wonders of Cincinnati / Wendy Beckman ; illustrated by Allison Ranieri.

November 24, 2017
Beckman, Wendy Hart, author.
Charleston, SC : History Press, 2017.
176 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Architecture -- Art -- Commerce -- Customs -- Food -- Geography and natural wonders -- History -- People.
"Cincinnati is an amazing place to live and visit for so many reasons. Local author Wendy Beckman and illustrator Allison Ranieri celebrate the city's eight wonders--architecture, art, commerce, food, customs, geography, history and people. With its Venetian Gothic lancet arches and crystal chandeliers, the Cincinnati Music Hall stands as an architectural masterpiece. The Cincinnati Red Stockings made history as the first professional baseball team. Remnants of marine fossils from the Ordovician Period remind residents that the city was once under water. Limitless local varieties of goetta range from family recipes to trendy café dishes. And the city birthed trailblazers like track and field star DeHart Hubbard, the first African American to win an Olympic gold medal in an individual event. These stories and more reveal the unique character of the Queen City"--Back cover.

Cincinnati, Ohio : a photographic portrait

November 17, 2017
Wolf, J. Miles, photographer.
Rockport, Massachusetts : Twin Lights Publishers ; [2017]
128 pages : chiefly color illustrations ; 29 cm
With vivid color and rich detail, J. Miles Wolf captures the beauty and the spirit of Cincinnati, Ohio. Images of handsome historic buildings, vital urban streets, and stunning natural beauty bring the excitement of life in this diverse, sophisticated community into sharp focus.

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